December 19, 2013
Various organizations and institutions are looking at used coffee grounds to create biofuel, bioplastic and laundry detergent.
November 20, 2013
Samsung plans to invest in seven areas of research into new materials to substitute for rare earth metals.
November 13, 2013
The newly formed Canadian Rare Earth Elements Network could secure 20% of the global demand for separated critical rare earth products by 2018.
November 6, 2013
Chinese researchers have discovered a way to recycle rare earth elements from wastewater.
September 25, 2013
China’s rare earths may be perking up after prices mostly settled down after cutting exports of the 17 elements that are used to make high-tech products.
August 7, 2013
The ColorCycle program collects discarded markers from schools across the U.S. and turns them into clean-burning fuel.
July 17, 2013
Aveda's 100+ Experience Center stores will accept bottle caps, makeup brushes, tubes, pumps and certain bottles and jars for recycling.
May 28, 2013
The Central Park Conservancy, in partnership with Alcoa, will replace existing plastic bins with receptacles made from 30% recycled aluminum, as well as add more than 400 new bins.